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Arrest Warrant Issued For Sheffield Wednesday’s Forestieri

An arrest warrant for footballer Fernando Forestieri has been issued after he failed to attend a court in central England on Friday. Forestieri, a striker with English second-tier club Sheffield Wednesday, had been due to appear at Mansfield Magistrates Court, with court staff telling Britain’s Press Association that he faced one charge of using threatening words or behaviour and another …

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Arsenal ‘Won’t Raise The White Flag’ Insists Klopp

Arsenal manager Unai Emery may have suggested Liverpool can repeat the achievement of the London club’s celebrated ‘Invincibles’ but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has told his unbeaten Premier League leaders to expect a tough contest at Anfield on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side were undefeated as they won the Premier League in the 2003/04 season and Emery believes Liverpool could …

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Emery: Salah Is One Of The World’s Top Five Players

Arsenal manager Unai Emery believes Mohamed Salah is now among the world’s top five players, despite failing to sign him when he was in charge of Paris Saint-Germain. The Gunners boss will be in opposition to the Liverpool forward when his Arsenal side face the unbeaten Premier League leaders at Anfield on Saturday. Egypt international Salah, 26, has scored 59 …

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Sarri: It’s Time For Hazard To Decide His Future

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says the time has come for star playmaker Eden Hazard to make up his mind as to whether he will sign a new contract. The 27-year-old Belgian — who has been at Chelsea since 2012 — is a target for Spain’s European champions Real Madrid but said on Thursday he wanted to put off any decision …

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FA Charge Emery After Brighton Bottle-Kick

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after kicking a water bottle into the crowd during the 1-1 Premier League draw at Brighton on Boxing Day. A Football Association spokesman said Thursday: “Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been charged following the game against Brighton yesterday (26 December 2018). “It is alleged his action …

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How The Premier League’s Top Six Stand At Halfway Stage

A congested festive fixture list can often prove decisive in determining the destination of the Premier League title, but an action-packed Boxing Day also marked the halfway point of the league season with Liverpool surging into a six-point lead at the top. Tottenham, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal have also shone at different stages of the season so far, while …

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Chelsea Fighting Against “Stupid People” In Racism Battle – Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri believes his club’s battle to curb racist incidents among their fanbase is a “fight against stupid people” following further allegations of racist chanting by fans during the 2-1 win at Watford on Boxing Day. A minority of the away end were reported to have shouted discriminatory remarks during the clash at Vicarage Road. Chelsea suspended four …

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Roofe The Hero Again As Leeds Mount Second Comeback In Two Games

Championship leaders Leeds snatched a remarkable 3-2 win over Blackburn thanks to two late goals, while promotion rivals Norwich escaped with a dramatic 3-3 draw against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday. At Elland Road, Leeds took the lead through Blackburn defender Derrick Williams’ first-half own goal. Blackburn equalised at the start of the second half from Charlie Mulgrew’s penalty. Mulgrew looked …

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Watch: Irish Trio Score In Festive Championship Action

Sheffield United maintained their spot in the Championship play-off places on a busy St. Stephen’s Day. The Blades went in front against Derby five minutes before half-time through Billy Sharp. On-loan Liverpool winger Harry Wilson equalised early in the second half with a fine free-kick before Ireland’s David McGoldrick put the home side back in front again in the 64th …

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Liverpool Open Up Six-Point Lead As Man City Lose Again At Leicester

Liverpool moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League as the leaders eased past Newcastle 4-0 at Anfield and Manchester City were beaten for the second time in five days, 2-1 at Leicester. Tottenham leapfrog City into second after thrashing Bournemouth 5-0, while Manchester United’s perfect start under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continued with Paul Pogba …

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Kevin Kilbane: ‘Liverpool Once Tried To Sign Me’

Kevin Kilbane has revealed that he had a big decision to make in the late 90s. Having started his career at Preston, Kilbane was snapped up by West Brom in 1997 for a then-club record fee. Just two years later, one of the biggest clubs in football came calling. On Boylesports’ Bogglebox Christmas Special, Ireland’s fourth most capped player ever …

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Relish Rather Than Fear Old Trafford, Solskjaer Tells Man United

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Manchester United return to Old Trafford for the first time under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s management against Huddersfield on Boxing Day with a new-found swagger after scoring five goals in the Premier League for the first time in five years. The Norwegian’s caretaker spell in charge until the end of the season got off to a dream start as United threw …

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Rising Son Is Now A Spurs Star

If Tottenham Hotspur’s comprehensive defeat of Everton confirmed their standing as genuine contenders in the Premier League title race, it also underlined the value of Son Heung-min to Mauricio Pochettino’s side. The South Korea international was outstanding in the 6-2 victory at Goodison Park and will again be expected to exert his influence when Spurs attempt to apply further pressure …

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Ruled Out For Six Weeks

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be out of action for at least six weeks because of a foot injury, the Premier League side revealed on their website on Tuesday. Mkhitaryan fractured the metatarsal in his right foot in last Wednesday’s Carabao Cup defeat by Tottenham and was replaced at half-time. He missed the win against Burnley at the weekend. Arsenal …

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Defoe Receives League Cup Medal 10 years After Spurs Win

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Former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe was presented with a 2008 English League Cup winners’ medal on Monday, more than 10 years after Spurs beat Chelsea in the final. The 36-year-old left White Hart Lane for Portsmouth less than a month before the game at Wembley, and had scored in the fifth-round victory over Manchester City. “I remember contributing to help …

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